Dennis Robinson away on Oct. 5, 2020, at the age of 57 at his home in Harrogate, Tenn. Dennis was born on March 7, 1963, to Lionel and Dulcia (Powell) Robinson in Cicero, Ill, and grandson of Woodford and Harriett (Bricco) Robinson and Newton and Eva Powell of Elton, Wis. He is survived by his father, Lionel Robinso; three sisters, Vicki A. (Lee) Fair, Pamela J. (Christopher) Templin and Cindy J. Chapman; on great-uncle; six uncles; four aunts, five nephews; four nieces; one grand-nephew; two grand-nieces; and many cousins and friends.
He graduated from Downers Grove South High School, in Downers Grove, Ill., in 1980. In 1982, he joined the Navy where after boot camp at Great Lakes, trained as a fire suppressor on the main flight deck, serving four years on the USS Forestall Aircraft Carrier travelling to many different waters and nations around the world and seeing action in the waters off the Mideast, earning meritorious awards and citations for actions. After his service in the Navy, he went to Devry Electronics Tech College in Downers Grove, Ill., learning how to build, test and make repairs on electronic equipment and boards. Finishing, he took an offer to work for a nationwide company that services of all repairs and recertification of hospital electronic equipment. He worked for this company for many years and enjoyed working in hospitals on their electronic equipment in Illinois, Tennessee and Kentucky. Dennis never knew a stranger and made friends very easily. His biggest joy was trout fishing, deer hunting, and visiting family and friends in Wisconsin areas, along with family and friends in Illinois. He deeply loved his family and friends.Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, we are planning a family celebration of life in the mid-summer of 2021. At his direction, his ashes will be buried in a plot near his mother. He will receive a military honor guard ceremony at a private grave site service in St James Cemetery in Elton.
Celebration of life and services to be held summer of 2021. More details regarding the celebration of life and services will be given closer to date.